LINCOLN’S SECOND TERM IN OFFICE ON THIS DATE IN 1865

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Depicted above is the second term inauguration of Abraham Lincoln as the 16th
President of the United States. Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase (right) administered
the Oath of Office. 

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Last known photo of Abraham Lincoln (1865)

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NINTH U.S. PRESIDENT BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1773

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William Henry Harrison  was the ninth President of the United States and
the first president to die in office. The oldest president elected until Ronald
Reagan in 1980, Harrison died on his 32nd day in office of complications
from pneumonia-the shortest tenure in U.S.presidential history. 

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RONALD REAGAN WOULD HAVE BEEN 100 TODAY

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Ronald Wilson Reagan , known as the “The Great Communicator”, was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989), the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975) and prior to politics, a Hollywood actor.  

Many conservative and liberal scholars agree that Ronald Reagan has been the most
most influential president since Franklin D. Roosevelt, leaving his imprint on American politics,

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FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT ~ JANUARY 30. 1882–APRIL 12, 1945

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                The 32nd President of the United States (1933 – 1945)

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     President Roosevelt giving his famous ‘Infamy Speech” to Congress    

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PRESIDENT MCKINLEY ~ BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1887

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William McKinley, Jr.  was the25th President of the United States ( 1897 – 1901),
and the last veteran of the American Civil War to be elected to that office. He was
the last President of the 19th century and the first of 20th. His second term came 
to a tragic end. On September 5, 1901, President  McKinley who had just delivered
a speech at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York, was standing in a receiving line when a deranged anarchist shot him twice. He died eight days later. 

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President McKinley delivering his last address at the Pan-American Exposition

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An artists depiction of the shooting of President McKinley shows the assassin,
Leon Czolgosz, with a concealed revolver.

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             Marker at the McKinley Memorial Mausoleum in Canton, Ohio

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